The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 134 137 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 11 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.12% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.16% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 15
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Software Architecture
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1869 1850 1602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.90% 76.89% 71.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1281 1271
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region.

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Reading

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Reading

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 21 (80.77%) Software Engineering
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) UNIX
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) .NET
7 9 (34.62%) Spring
7 9 (34.62%) Maven
7 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 9 (34.62%) Open Source
7 9 (34.62%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (34.62%) SDLC
8 8 (30.77%) UML
8 8 (30.77%) OO
9 7 (26.92%) PhD
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
9 7 (26.92%) SOA
9 7 (26.92%) Firmware
9 7 (26.92%) Release Management
9 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) DTS
3 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Maven
1 9 (34.62%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) French Language
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
4 2 (7.69%) Avionics
5 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Architect
4 6 (23.08%) Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Principal Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
1 9 (34.62%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 6 (23.08%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
4 5 (19.23%) Vaadin
5 4 (15.38%) RESTful
5 4 (15.38%) Struts2
5 4 (15.38%) FreeMarker
5 4 (15.38%) Ajax
5 4 (15.38%) Struts
5 4 (15.38%) J2EE
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) JDBC
5 4 (15.38%) Servlets
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (19.23%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Open Source
2 9 (34.62%) SDLC
3 8 (30.77%) UML
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) SOA
4 7 (26.92%) Release Management
4 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) EAI
7 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 2 (7.69%) Business Development
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) C++
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) AspectJ
5 3 (11.54%) C
5 3 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) XPath
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Genesys
3 2 (7.69%) Websense
4 1 (3.85%) Capita